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Guide To Berkshire East Ski Area

November 9, 2011 12:17 PM

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Berkshire East (credit: berkshireeast.com)

Berkshire East (credit: berkshireeast.com)

snomaking 21 Guide To Berkshire East Ski Area

Berkshire East (credit: berkshireeast.com)

Berkshire East is a family-run resort that has been around for 35 years. It is located in Charlemont, 17 miles west of Greenfield, just off Route 2. It has 45 trails.

Getting there:

66 Thunder Mtn. Road
Charlemont, MA 01339
413-339-6617
berkshireeast.com

Take Route 2 West. Merge onto I-91 South. Take the first exit (26) to get back onto Route 2 West. At the traffic circle take the second exit onto Route 2 West. From here there are signs directing you to Berkshire East. Follow Route 2 for 17 miles to Charlemont. After passing through the center of town take a left following the signs for Route 8A South. You will cross a bridge. At the T intersection take a left, and Berkshire East will be on your right.

Hours:

Monday-Friday non-holiday: 9:30-4:30
Weekends and Holiday periods: 8:30-4:30
Afternoon: 1:00-4:30
Wednesday and Thursday Night: 4:00-close
Friday and Saturday Night: 4:00-10:00

Lift Ticket Prices:

Monday-Friday:
Adult $38
Student $38
Junior $38
Senior $28

Weekends & Holidays:
Full Day Adult $58
Student $48
Junior $38
Senior $38

Afternoon
Adult $40
Student $35
Junior $28
Senior $28

Night
All tickets $28

A full day or afternoon ticket on weekends and holidays can be upgraded to include night skiing for $5.

Rentals:

Ski Rental Package (Skis, Boots & Poles):
Full Day $30 (Military $25)
Afternoon $20 (Military $20)
Night $20 (Night $20)

Snowboard Package (Snowboard & Boots):
Full Day $35 (Military $30)
Afternoon $25 (Military $20)
Night $25 (Military $20)
Snowboard Boots $15

Helmets $10
Ski Poles $5

Lessons:

Group Lessons are for ages 8 and up. They’re one-hour and held at 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 5:30 p.m. Cost: $30. A $10 savings is granted if a lift tickets, full rentals package and beginner group lesson are purchased.

Private Lessons are for ages 4 and up and held every hour starting at 10 a.m. Cost: $70 for each hour, $35 per additional person per hour.

What Else Is There To Do:

The Beastly Tubing Park opens at 10am and closes at 4pm. Tickets are good for two hours.

Age 12 and up $20
Under 12 $15

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